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Friday, February 28, 2020

LEARN TO DRAW ANIMALS ART CLASS


Get out of the house this spring, 
meet new friends & learn to draw animals!

We will work from photos of various domestic & wild animals. Learn the secrets to creating great fur, hair, feet and feathers. Learn to break down animals into their basic elements and shapes, see their edges, notice positive & negative space and perspective. Blind contour drawing will enhance your understanding of how to render what you are looking at in a realistic manner quickly. Learn how to shade animals based on lighting and fur direction. And you will get a chance to bring in favorite photos of your pets to draw.

What to bring: Set of pencils (12, soft and hard leads), pencil sharpener, white plastic eraser, kneaded eraser and/or electric eraser. Drawing paper such as Strathmore. Minimum class size is 3. Class size limited to 7.

Class starts: Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 and runs 8 weeks, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Cost is $160.00. 

To hold your spot: Please mail a check directly to: Revelle Taillon, 26 West Pine Street, Plaistow, NH 03865. For more information and to see if this class is full, call 603-548-6694 or email Revelle at rtaillon@comcast.net. Revelle Taillon is a hanging member of the Seacoast Artist Association in Exeter, NH and Education Advisor on the board. She holds a BFA from the University of Lowell, Lowell, MA, and has won regional and national awards. 
Her blog has samples of her artwork and techniques: http://revelleimagemaker.blogspot.com. She has been teaching for over eight years. 

Classes will be taught by Revelle Taillon, a member of the Greater Haverhill Art Association and hanging member of the Seacoast Artist Association in Exeter, NH. She holds a BFA from ULowell and has won regional and national awards. She has been teaching for over 7 years. Her blog has samples of her artwork and techniques http://revelleimagemaker.blogspot.com.

Class is held at Seacoast Artist Association
130 Water Street, Exeter, NH

LEARN TO DRAW WITH COLORED PENCILS


This class is for students who want to learn to draw with colored pencils or just want a class to practice more and improve your skills. Explore various techniques in colored pencil: preserving highlights, creating volume, building layers of color, mixing for dark rich colors, creating interesting backgrounds, new highlighting techniques. You will work from photos and improve your own personal technique and style. Learn to use watercolor color pencils for your backgrounds, and use Liquin for dissolving colored pencils. Come meet new friends and see samples of colored pencil artwork from around the globe.

What to bring: Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils (minimum 36 pencil set), battery operated pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser, hard white eraser, 2B pencil, colorless blender pencil or marker. Get some great papers to work on like: Canson Mi-Teintes, Stonehenge, Strathmore, Colourfix Sanded Papers. Choose a variety of colors, not just white. Check them out online at www.dickblick.com for great prices. Other great surfaces for colored pencil are hot pressed watercolor paper, vellum bristol board and matte board.

Class starts: Tuesday, April 7th, 2020, and runs for eight weeks, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Fee is $160.00. A maximum or 8 students will be admitted so sign up early to hold a spot.

To hold your spot: Please mail a check directly to: Revelle Taillon, 26 West Pine Street, Plaistow, NH 03865. For more information and to see if this class is full, call 603-548-6694 or email Revelle at rtaillon@comcast.net. Revelle Taillon is a hanging member of the Seacoast Artist Association in Exeter, NH. She holds a BFA from University of Lowell, Lowell, MA, and has won regional and national awards. Her blog has samples of her artwork and techniques: revelleimagemaker.blogspot.com. She has been teaching for over eight years. 

Learn in a wonderful gallery setting, surrounded by all kinds of beautiful artwork to inspire you!

Class taught at Seacoast Artist Association
130 Water Street, Exeter, NH, (603) 778-8856

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Been awfully busy!


I know I haven't posted fir a while, but all is well! I've been teaching private and group art lessons since my last post. It's almost Christmas now, and it's snowing like crazy outside. I wish all of you Peace, Joy and Love in your life in the coming year!

Thursday, January 24, 2019

BRAND NEW ART CLASS- LEARN TO DRAW ANIMALS, EXETER NH FEBRUARY 2019





ELEPHANTS: CHARCOAL, PENCIL,
TIGER: PENCIL,
YELLOW WARBLER: COLORED PENCIL,
RABBIT: PASTEL

LEARN TO DRAW ANIMALS

Class is held at Seacoast Artists Association
130 Water Street, Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 778-8856  •  www.seacoastartist.org


In this class you can choose your drawing medium: pencil, charcoal, pastel pencil or colored pencil. Choose the medium you are most familiar with to start. You can try the others during class. We will work from photos of various domestic & wild animals. Learn the secrets to creating great fur, hair, and feathers. Learn to break down animals into their basic elements and shapes, see their edges, notice positive & negative space and perspective. Blind contour drawing will enhance your understanding of how to render what you are looking at in a realistic manner quickly. Learn how to shade animals based on lighting and fur direction. And you will get a chance to bring in favorite photos of your pets to draw.

What  to bring: (you only need one set, but can bring more): Set of pencils (12, soft and hard leads), or colored pencils (minimum 32), or charcoal (soft and hard sticks and/or pencils), or pastel pencils, pencil sharpeners for your medium, white plastic eraser, kneaded eraser or electric eraser. Appropriate papers or boards to use with your medium of choice (contact me if you are not sure). Minimum class size is 3. Class size limited to 7.

Class starts: Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 and runs 8 weeks, 10:30 am~12:30 pm. Cost is $160.00.

To hold your spot:  Please mail a check directly to: Revelle Taillon, 26 West Pine Street, Plaistow, NH 03865. For more information and to see if this class is full, call 603-548-6694 or email Revelle at rtaillon@comcast.net.

Revelle Taillon is a member of the Greater Haverhill Art Association and a hanging member of the Seacoast Artist Association in Exeter, NH. She holds a BFA from the University of Lowell, Lowell, MA, and has won regional and national awards. She has been teaching for over seven years.

http://seacoastartist.org/events/event/class-how-to-draw-animals/

Getting ready for 2 classes in February, starting February 19, 2019 in Exeter NH- LEARN TO DRAW


LEARN TO DRAW

Class is held at Seacoast Artists Association
130 Water Street, Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 778-8856  •  www.seacoastartist.org

Have you been frustrated because you never learned the tricks of the “drawing” trade? Have you painted for years but never really learned to draw? Time to learn something new? Something that will improve your hand-eye coordination, and increase your brain synapses? Get out of the house this winter and make some new friends!
Anyone can learn to draw! Learn to break down objects into their basic elements and shapes, see their edges, notice positive & negative space & understand perspective. Blind contour drawing can enhance your understanding of how to render what you are looking at in a realistic manner quickly. Learn how to shade objects based on light direction. Learn the dimensions of the human face and work on a self portrait.

What to bring: Black fine tip markers such as Staedtler Pigment Liners, a 12 inch 30°-60° clear triangle, 9” x 12” Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Pad, kneaded eraser, white plastic eraser, blending stumps, a set of 12 drawing pencils (hard and soft), battery powered pencil sharpener, 3 colored markers or pencils (any color) Minimum class size is 3. Class size limited to 7.

Class starts: Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 and runs 8 weeks, 1:00 pm~3:00 pm. Cost is $160.00.

To hold your spot:  Please mail a check directly to: Revelle Taillon, 26 West Pine Street, Plaistow, NH 03865. For more information and to see if this class is full, call 603-548-6694 or email Revelle at rtaillon@comcast.net.

Revelle Taillon is a member of the Greater Haverhill Art Association and a hanging member of the Seacoast Artist Association in Exeter, NH. She holds a BFA from University of Lowell, Lowell, MA, and has won regional and national awards. She has been teaching for seven years.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

New Art Class for October 2018, Learn to Draw with Colored Pencils


This class is for students who want to learn to draw with colored pencils or just want a class to practice more and improve your skills. Explore various techniques in colored pencil: creating fur and feathers, preserving highlights to create volume, building layers of color, mixing for dark rich colors, creating interesting back-grounds, new highlighting techniques. You will work from photos and improve your own personal technique and style. Learn to use watercolor color pencils for your backgrounds, and use Liquin for dissolving colored pencils. Come meet new friends and see samples of colored pencil artwork from around the globe.

What to bring: Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils (minimum 36 pencil set), battery operated pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser, hard white eraser, 2B pencil, colorless blender pencil or marker. Get some great papers to work on like: Canson Mi-Teintes, Stonehenge, Strathmore, Colourfix Sanded Papers & Duralar Matte (2 sided) Vellum. Choose a variety of colors, not just white. Check them out online at www.dickblick.com for great prices. Other great surfaces for colored pencil are hot pressed watercolor paper, vellum bristol board and matte board.

Class starts: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018, and runs for eight weeks, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Fee is $160.00. A maximum or 8 students will be admitted so sign up early to hold a spot.

To hold your spot: Please mail a check directly to: Revelle Taillon, 26 West Pine Street, Plaistow, NH 03865. For more information and to see if this class is full, call 603-548-6694 or email Revelle at rtaillon@comcast.net. Revelle Taillon is a hanging member of the Seacoast Artist Association in Exeter, NH. She holds a BFA from University of Lowell, Lowell, MA, and has won regional and national awards. Her blog has samples of her artwork and techniques: revelleimagemaker.blogspot.com. She has been teaching for over six years. Home schooled teenagers are welcome in class w/ teacher approval. Contact Revelle about private art lessons for you or your child.

Class will be held at:
Seacoast Artists Association
130 Water Street, Exeter, NH
(603) 778-8856
www.seacoastartist.org

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Colored Pencil work

I've been working on two pieces lately, a French Bulldog and a Black Bird. Hope you like them!
Click on image to enlarge

Learn to draw the human head, July 2018

Seacoast Artists Association
130 Water Street, Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 778-8856  •  www.seacoastartist.org

HAVE YOU wondered where you go wrong when you attempt to draw a face or a portrait? In this class you will start by drawing a real skull, and then the planes of the face. We will add the skin, practice types of shading and learn to determine where the light is coming from and how that affects highlights and shadows. Then on to each part of the face: eyes, nose, lips, ears, and hair. You’ll practice faces in portrait, profile, and 3/4 view. Anyone can learn to draw the human head with the tools I will teach you. Learn how the parts of the head reflect each other, and understand how to see faces in a brand new way.

What to bring: A set of 12 or 24 drawing pencils (soft and hard), a battery operated pencil sharpener, a ruler,  9” x 12” Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Pad, kneaded eraser, white plastic eraser, blending stumps, a black fine line felt tip pen. Minimum class size is 3. Class size limited to 7.

Class starts: Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 and runs 8 weeks, 10:30am~12:30pm. Cost is $160.00.

To hold your spot: Please mail a check directly to the instructor:
Revelle Taillon, 26 West Pine Street, Plaistow, NH 03865.
For more information and to see if there is space left in this class, please call 603-548-6694 or email Revelle at rtaillon@comcast.net.

Class will be taught by Revelle Taillon, a hanging member of the Seacoast Artist Association. She holds a BFA in graphic design and illustration from ULowell and has won regional and national awards. She’s been teaching 6 years.

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